WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is assessing what’s working and what’s not in the fight against the Islamic State group as the U.S. military ramps up its engagement in Libya.READ MORE: TxDOT Unveils 5 Proposals For Interstate 345 In Downtown Dallas
After meeting Thursday with military and national security advisers at the Pentagon, Obama plans to take questions during a news conference.READ MORE: Changes Ahead For Fort Worth 911 Call Center In Wake Of Long Delays, Unanswered Calls
The session comes as the U.S. bombs targets in and around the Libyan city of Sirte, in a notable expansion of the U.S.-led coalition’s military mission against IS.
Obama typically convenes meetings of the National Security Council at the White House, but over the past year he has occasionally held them at other agencies like the State Department and the CIA. The goal of the road show at the Pentagon is to illustrate the multifaceted U.S. approach to defeating IS.MORE NEWS: Grand Jury Declines To Indict 8 Collin County Detention Officers Fired Following Marvin Scott's In-Custody Death
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